Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Names 2017 Student Travel Fellowship Recipients

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Monday, April 24, 2017 12:18 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry has named the recipients of the 2017 Student Travel Fellowship Awards.

Nitya Murthy Selected for Johnson and Johnson Vision Care Internship

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Monday, April 17, 2017 12:21 AM PIKEVILLE, Ky.—Nitya Murthy, a first-year optometry student from the inaugural class of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), was selected for the summer internship at Johnson and Johnson (J&J) Vision Care.

Vision Choice Awards Distinguish Best Products at Vision Expo East

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Friday, April 14, 2017 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Each year, the Vision Choice Awards distinguish the best products as voted upon by show attendees. Here are the winners of the 2017 Vision Choice Awards.

Second Sight’s Chairman Inducted Into National Academy of Inventors

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:21 AM SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products (NASDAQ: EYES) announced that its chairman, Robert Greenberg, MD, PhD, will be inducted as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow at a ceremony to be held this evening at the Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston, Mass.

American Optometric Association Announces 2017 Award Winners

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Monday, April 10, 2017 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association has announced the five winners of the its annual awards, to be recognized at the 2017 Optometry’s Meeting General Session.

Nancy Ness, VP Marketing at Jobson, to Be Honored as One of Folio’s Top Women in Media

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Monday, April 10, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Nancy Ness, VP Marketing, Jobson Optical Retail Group, has been named by Folio as one of their Top Women in Media in the category of corporate visionaries.

AOA and Optometry Cares Announce 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame Inductees

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Saturday, April 1, 2017 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The AOA and Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation announced the 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame inductees. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of optometry who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession.

Two OD Students Are Winners of 2nd Rick Bay Foundation Student Innovator Award

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Monday, March 27, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—The Student Innovator of the Year award from the Rick Bay Foundation recognizes the innovative and creative ideas of a current student at an optometry college. The goal is to support optometry’s next generation of innovative leaders.

Opticians Association of America Names Shire its State Leader of the Year

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Friday, March 24, 2017 12:21 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America announced that Sue Shire of Michigan has been named the 2017 OAA State Leader of the Year.

Accessories Council to Hold 21st Annual ACE Awards on Aug. 7, Honorees Will Include Polaroid Eyewear

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Monday, March 20, 2017 12:33 AM NEW YORK—The Accessories Council will celebrate its 21st annual ACE Awards, honoring individuals and companies who have furthered the awareness and use of accessories, on Aug. 7 at Cipriani 42nd Street here.

Optometry Giving Sight Announces World Sight Day Student Challenge Winners

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Friday, March 10, 2017 12:24 AM DENVER, Colo.—Optometry Giving Sight announced that students from 30 schools of optometry and pre-optometry student clubs across North America, have raised more than $40,000 as part of the 2016 World Sight Day Student Challenge, to help fund the development of optometry in underserved communities throughout the world.

National Vision Inc. Announces Three Optometry Students as 2016-2017 Grant Program Winners

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Monday, March 6, 2017 12:18 AM DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision Inc. (NVI)—an optical retailer providing comprehensive, quality, affordable eyecare and eyewear—announced the grand prize winner and two runner-ups of its 2016-2017 Grant Program.

Silhouette Wins Best Stand Award at 100 % Optical

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:15 AM LINZ, Austria—Silhouette Eyewear announced that it has received an award for Best Stand over 25 meters squared at 100% Optical 2017.

Optical Women’s Association to Host Two NYC Events During Vision Expo East

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Friday, February 17, 2017 12:27 AM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) heads into its 20th year of celebrating and promoting the achievements of women in the optical industry with two events in New York City—a Champagne Breakfast and Star Awards celebration, and an invitation-only VIP OWA Annual Star Award Ceremony & Networking Event.

CooperVision Announces Honorees for 2017 Best Practices

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:24 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision has recognized 10 eyecare practices across the U.S as 2017’s Best Practices, the company announced. This new class of honorees was chosen after a nationwide search for eyecare practices that advance the profession through innovation, industry leadership and patient experience.
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